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Creativity and Play

How might we use play, creativity and everyday routines to build life skills and character?

Character traits like grit, determination and resilience enable children to overcome obstacles throughout life and make the most out of opportunities they encounter. Skills like pattern recognition, critical thinking and numeracy contribute to success in school and beyond.

How might we use play, creativity and everyday routines to build life skills and character? 

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Most communities have young children, people who are experts at fixing and building things and lots of objects that can be repurposed (empty containers, articles of clothing, etc.). Pop-up Trash Libraries  bring all three together and create an oppor

Most communities have young children, people who are experts at fixing and building things and lots of objects that can be repurposed (empty containers, articles of clothing, etc.). Pop-up Trash Libraries bring all three together and create an oppor

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"Thriving Together is a specific event based on a framework (rules, brand, adv, mobile/website, service). Anyone (schools, associations, libraries, hospitals, private people) cna organize an promote it. It could be an instant event or a recurrent one

"Thriving Together is a specific event based on a framework (rules, brand, adv, mobile/website, service). Anyone (schools, associations, libraries, hospitals, private people) cna organize an promote it. It could be an instant event or a recurrent one

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The idea helps children from 2 to 5 ("Design Kids") and their parents in third world countries to create simple toys and household items with the help of materials found in nature that can aid in the development of the children but also the family ho

The idea helps children from 2 to 5 ("Design Kids") and their parents in third world countries to create simple toys and household items with the help of materials found in nature that can aid in the development of the children but also the family ho

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The idea is to rethink packaging as to function for:

1) providing information to parents (i.e. rotating labels to tell stories, nutritional tips, child development milestones sheets)
2) be assembled into toys that stimulate children cognitive dev

The idea is to rethink packaging as to function for: 1) providing information to parents (i.e. rotating labels to tell stories, nutritional tips, child development milestones sheets) 2) be assembled into toys that stimulate children cognitive dev

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In Sierra Leone almost 100% of children aged 0-5 don’t have any literacy skills. To follow two thirds of the countries adults are illiterate. My first book allows the zero to five age group of Sierra Leone to be able to learn basic literacy skills, b

In Sierra Leone almost 100% of children aged 0-5 don’t have any literacy skills. To follow two thirds of the countries adults are illiterate. My first book allows the zero to five age group of Sierra Leone to be able to learn basic literacy skills, b

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Gym Jam World is a mobile showcase that highlights alternative health driven activities that support children’s developmental milestones.

Our mobile facility provides children 18 months - 5 years with developmentally appropriate fun activities tha

Gym Jam World is a mobile showcase that highlights alternative health driven activities that support children’s developmental milestones. Our mobile facility provides children 18 months - 5 years with developmentally appropriate fun activities tha

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Nurturing all five senses of a newborn can be an excellent way to ensure that the baby will thrive within the first five years of life.  By developing an exercise to enhance the use of the senses, parents can ensure that their infants have positive a

Nurturing all five senses of a newborn can be an excellent way to ensure that the baby will thrive within the first five years of life. By developing an exercise to enhance the use of the senses, parents can ensure that their infants have positive a

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Wandering book of simple life hacks to be completed by locals

This idea consists of a simple book, which is based on the Brothers Grimm collection of folk tales, and consists of creative solutions to handle life situations. In addition to that, th

Wandering book of simple life hacks to be completed by locals This idea consists of a simple book, which is based on the Brothers Grimm collection of folk tales, and consists of creative solutions to handle life situations. In addition to that, th

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The idea is to use the power of community-based folk tales to help develop the character of and educate children ages 2-5 in a playful way through puppets.

The idea is to use the power of community-based folk tales to help develop the character of and educate children ages 2-5 in a playful way through puppets.

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Our idea helps children and parents in low income communities in third-world countries to learn through storytelling in a simple and an interactive way using age-appropriate reusable stickers.

Our idea helps children and parents in low income communities in third-world countries to learn through storytelling in a simple and an interactive way using age-appropriate reusable stickers.

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‘Story Stones’ generates a safe and fun environment in which players can share the wonder of imagination.

A storytelling game intended to be played by groups of parents, guardians and children in the area of Sylhet, Bangladesh.
The game incorpora

‘Story Stones’ generates a safe and fun environment in which players can share the wonder of imagination. A storytelling game intended to be played by groups of parents, guardians and children in the area of Sylhet, Bangladesh. The game incorpora

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Funmily is a game especially designed for children from 0 until 5 years old providing full family presence.

Unfortunately nowadays we see more adults becoming less communicative and connected to each because they are multitasking and therefore it

Funmily is a game especially designed for children from 0 until 5 years old providing full family presence. Unfortunately nowadays we see more adults becoming less communicative and connected to each because they are multitasking and therefore it

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